The NSW Division has a number of committees that advance the interests of members through internal and external advocacy. They meet on a regular basis and liaise with representatives from the NSW Divisional Council.


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The Corporate Sector Committee is a newly established committee representing professional interests for those within the corporate sector.

Chair TBC
Deputy Chair Jeremy Scott-Mackenzie CPA
Liaisons John Hutcheson FCPA
Ying Zhang FCPA
Members Joseph Alles FCPA
Shirley Cho FCPA
William Long CPA
Richard Morton FCPA
Karl Nixon FCPA
Scott Olling
George Paradisis FCPA
Melissa Tang FCPA
Alyson Tong FCPA
Hillary Wang CPA


The role of the committee is to represent the professional interests of not-for-profit members who are employed by, or have an interest in the sector. The committee comprises the following members, representing a broad spectrum within the not-for-profit sector.

Chair Nina Trofimova CPA
Deputy Chair Mark Broadhead FCPA
Liaisons Maria Balatbat FCPA
Shan Wu CPA
Members Andrew Crawford FCPA
Eric Davis FCPA
Elaine Van Es CPA
Coco Li CPA
Dilini Wijeweera CPA
James Winter FCPA
Shan Wu CPA

Public practice

The committee represents public practitioners in NSW. The committee represents the sector to Divisional Council, builds relationships in conjunction with the Public Practice Advisory Committee, champions national initiatives, communicates with members, and supports local initiatives.

Chair Graeme Beattie CPA
Deputy Chair Gavin Swan FCPA
Liaisons John Hutcheson FCPA
Sarah Lawrance CPA
Members Kirsty Donachie CPA
Nigel Janson FCPA
Teddy Kosasih FCPA
Robert Liu CPA
Catherine Price CPA
Ravi Raja CPA
Amanda Ward FCPA

Public sector

The committee represents public sector members in NSW Divisional Council, builds relationships in conjunction with the Board Public Sector Committee, champions national initiatives, communicates with members, and supports local initiatives.

Chair Robert Alder FCPA
Deputy Chair Michelle Reincastle FCPA
Liaisons Jennifer Dalitz CPA
Members David Brimson CPA
Tim Burke FCPA
William Carter FCPA
Peter Coulogeorgiou FCPA
John Gregor FCPA
Kegan Kashian FCPA
Vishwa Nadan FCPA
Margaret Palmer FCPA
Veronique Row FCPA
Libby Stratford FCPA

Third age group

The committee acts as a conduit between CPA Australia’s senior members, who are aged 55 and above, referred to as the “third age group” and the NSW Divisional Council. Its mission is to engage, represent and advance the interest of this age-group so they continue to feel valued, connected and encouraged to give back to the profession, community and society their wealth of knowledge and experience.

Chair Tom O'Keeffe FCPA
Deputy Chairs Alan Freshwater CPA
Christine Winwick CPA
Divisional Councils Liasions Rosalie Degabriele FCPA
Members Les Bryce FCPA
Beverley Coorey CPA
Rachel Deering CPA
George Paradisis FCPA
Rhonda Wheatley FCPA
Stephan Kasanczuk FCPA
Jack Flanagan FCPA

Young professionals

The committee's purpose is to engage and support young accounting professionals, by facilitating networking and to maximise benefits as a member of CPA Australia.

Chair Marcus Thelwell CPA
Deputy Chair Nicole Hatten CPA
Liasions Sarah Lawrance CPA
Members Alex Griffith CPA
Marjorie Wong CPA
Christina Pan CPA
Maggie Lo CPA